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According to new research, the percentage of young children and teens hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or actions in the United States has doubled over nearly a decade,
NAMI's senior polcy counsel Ron Honberg is interviewed about the Congressional debate over heath care and the implications for mental health--and other issues. (60 minutes in length).
A rising chorus of mental health experts contend that too many of the show’s messages on suicide are inaccurate and potentially dangerous.
Commentary by NAMI CEO Mary Giliberti on the prison death of Darrell Rainey.
People who are executed have a far higher rate of mental illness than does the general public. Suicidal tendencies are particularly common
"That's what the early stages of mental illness are like, It's as if you're trying to find your way home again." Her 2011 memoir, Circles Around the Sun: In Search of a Lost Brother, focused on his struggle with schizophrenia.
According to a report by the American Psychological Association and two other groups, an increasing number of climate-related disasters are affecting mental health.
NAMI called the legislation “life threatening,” cautioning that it would “destroy countless hopes for recovery.” The coalition of 87 patient and physician groups told congressional leaders that the ill “could be devastating to people with serious diseases.”
It's more than the "baby blues." postpartum depression is a serious condition that affects one in nine women.
The commander with a history of depression created a unique way to keep his soldiers from killing themselves. The Army had other ideas.